Grains

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad {Recipe}

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad is a sweet and savory dish hearty enough for a light lunch and perfect as a side dish next to your favorite entrée. For months, my girls have been asking me for fresh cherries, and I’m so excited that I can finally fulfill their requests now that cherry season is here! There’s nothing like sitting on the patio munching on a bowl of ruby red cherries in the summer. Despite the cold, rainy, and gloomy weather we’ve been having so far this June, we’re s… read more »

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Beet and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad is a quick and easy recipe you can put on top of a bed of greens for lunch or serve as a side dish at dinner.  Jump to Recipe By now you probably know that I don’t pack my girls the typical school lunch you’d find in most kids lunchboxes. Soynut Butter (no PB allowed in our school) and plain old tuna sandwiches are rarely on the menu, but Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad, Smoked Salmon Cucumber Roll Ups, and Tuna Edamame Salad often are. And so is this Beet and Goat… read more »

Asian-Style Farro Buddha Bowl with Crispy Baked Tofu {Recipe}

Stick to your healthy eating goals with this vegetarian and vegan-friendly Farro Buddha Bowl packed with veggies and protein, and full of Asian inspired flavor. Buddha bowls are a big deal in the foodie world these days – according to Pinterest they’re predicted to be among the top 10 food trends of 2017. You’ve probably seen your fair share of them across social media and for good reason – they’re easy to put together, comforting yet healthy, full of flavor, and g… read more »

Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Cider Dijon Vinaigrette {Recipe ReDux}

Add a burst of color and flavor to the holiday table with this nutritious and delicious Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad. You may recall last week when I shared my Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Glaze that I mentioned I had another holiday recipe on the way. Well here it is! This Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad is the last holiday recipe I will be sharing this season and it’s a good one! Just look at how pretty and festive it is with the bright… read more »

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Maple-roasted delicata squash tops cider-infused quinoa and is garnished with thyme and pomegranate seeds in this easy, yet elegant side dish that’s perfect for the holidays or any day of the week. I don’t know about you, but I love all the seasonal ingredients this time of year. Cranberries, pears, pomegranates, citrus fruits, sweet potatoes and winter squash…even apples, which are a staple all year round, are extra delicious in the fall and winter months. I just can’… read more »